elementary OS keyboard shortcuts

elementary OS

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts
Note: On Windows keyboards, use Windows key instead of Cmd.
0
⌘ Cmd + Space

App launcher

1
Alt + Tab

Window switcher

0
↑   Shift + Alt + Tab

Swtich windows backwards

0
⌘ Cmd + W

Window overview

0
⌘ Cmd + A

Window overivew (across all workspaces)

-1
⌘ Cmd + ←  →

Switch workspace

0
⌘ Cmd + S

Workspace overview

0
⌘ Cmd + 0

New workspace

0
⌘ Cmd + 1 - 9

Jump to specific workspace

0
⌘ Cmd + Alt + ←  →

Move app windows left and right between workspaces

0
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ←  →

Move window with workspace

0
Ctrl + ⌘ Cmd + ↑  ↓

Maximize / unmaximize window

0
⌘ Cmd + L

Lock screen

0
⌘ Cmd +
+

Move window

0
⌘ Cmd +
+

Resize window

0
⌘ Cmd

Shift

0
or Win
0
or ↑   Shift
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Program information

Program name: elementary OS elementary OS (General)

elementary OS is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It closely resembles macOS both visually and in terms of user experience. elementary OS uses Gala as its windows manager.

Web page: elementary.io

Last update: 22 February 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 64%

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Shortcut count: 18

Platform detected: Windows and macOS mixed

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jan says: 2 years ago 10/20/2018 3:34 PM
I am trying to figure out how to have similar behaviour to windows file manager using backspace. When I hit backspace under windows explorer i move one level up in file directory. I cannot find how to have the same in elementary.

futuredayv says in reply to jan : 2 years ago 3/31/2019 1:36 PM
It's ALT + UP / DOWN